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  • Feds looking to retire by the end of the year will have to consider the rules surrounding each of the two retirement systems. (Gearstd)
    Retirement rules 2019

    Feds looking to retire by the end of the year will have to consider the rules surrounding each of the two retirement systems.

  • Feds have until Dec. 9 to decide if they would like to enroll in federal health insurance for the first time, change plans or keep the plan they currently have. (Valeriya/Getty Images)
    Open Season 2020

    Feds have until Dec. 9 to decide if they would like to enroll in federal health insurance for the first time, change plans or keep the plan they currently have.

  • Postponing or deferring the receipt of a federal annuity under the minimum retirement age plus 10 provision has both positive and negative impacts. (AndreyPopov)
    Postponed or deferred annuities

    Postponing or deferring the receipt of a federal annuity under the minimum retirement age plus 10 provision has both positive and negative impacts.

  • Consider the financial consequences of your decision, have a clear idea about why you are leaving, and make sure you know what you’ll do after you retire. (AndreyPopov/Getty Images)
    Your best retirement date in 2018

    The new leave year begins on Jan. 6, 2019. So, what’s so important about retiring before the end of the leave year? I’ll tell you.

  • When you apply for retirement can impact your annuity. Here are some things to consider. (AndreyPopov/Getty Images)
    Postponed or deferred

    When you apply for retirement can impact your annuity. Here are some things to consider.

  • When it comes to retirement, use whatever time you have to plan ahead. (shapecharge/Getty Images)
    Planning ahead 2018

    A little time, wisely spent, can produce a big payoff.

  • Sick leave is one of the most valuable benefits provided to federal employees for several reasons. (Olivier Le Moal/Getty Images)
    Sick leave 2018

    Sick leave is one of the most valuable benefits provided to federal employees. Here’s why.

  • If you like or dislike any of these proposals, let your members of Congress know. (Andrew Harnik/AP)
    What’s Up on the Hill 2018

    Congress is back in session and, as usual, the members have introduced a flurry of bills, some of which would affect federal employees and retirees if they were passed and signed into law.

  • Time to do some end-of-year planning. Whether laying out your annual leave calendar or eyeing retirement, dates matter. (olm26250/Getty Images)
    Looking ahead 2018

    Time to do some end-of-year planning. Whether laying out your annual leave calendar or eyeing retirement, dates matter.